Mammography shows an irregular isodense mass adjacent to the prior lumpectomy scar. Ultrasound evaluation of the right breast shows surgical scarring at the 10:30 position an an irregular hypoechoic mass at the 9:00 position.
WHY IT MATTERS:
b. Increasing density at the lumpectomy site
c. New or increasing calcifications at the lumpectomy site
The Postconservation Breast: Part 2, Imaging Findings of Tumor Recurrence and Other Long-Term Sequelae (AJR, 2012)